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Histoire de la nation française

Illustrated by Maurice Denis (French, 1870–1943), Illustrated by Jacques Patissou (French, 1880–1925), Author Gabriel Hanotaux (French, 1853–1944), Author Jean Brunhes (French, 1869–1930), Publisher Société de l'Histoire Nationale (French, 20th century), Publisher E. Plon, Nourrit & Cie.

Place of Publication: Paris, France


Overall: 29.8 x 24.2 x 5.4 cm (11 3/4 x 9 1/2 x 2 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous photomechanical relief and offset lithographic prints

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Société de l’Histoire Nationale and Plon-Nourrit et Cie, 1920)

Paris: Société de l’Histoire Nationale and Plon-Nourrit et Cie, 1920


Acquired in 1922 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent